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|Origin||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Genres||Heavy metal, thrash metal, crossover thrash, speed metal|
|Labels||Lunário Perpétuo, Heavy, Flight Nineteen, Wild Rags, Cogumelo, Varda, Encore, Dies Irae|
The band's first work appears on the split album Ultimatum with another Rio de Janeiro-based band, Metalmorphose, in 1984. Afterwards, Dorsal Atlântica released a string of studio albums from 1984 to 1998, before breaking up in 2001.
Most their lyrics were written in Portuguese. Some of their work contains two versions (English/Portuguese), and four albuns are fully in English.
Dorsal Atlântica was always led by guitarist/vocalist Carlos 'Vândalo' Lopes. From 2001 until 2008 he recorded several albums with the psychedelic/high energy rock band called Mustang and with the Brazilian groove/rock band Usina Le Blond.
- 1st Demo (1982)
- Ultimatum (split) (1985)
- Antes do Fim (1986)
- Cheap Tapes from Divide & Conquer (1988)
- Dividir & Conquistar (1988)
- Searching for the Light (1990)
- Musical Guide from Stellium (1992)
- Alea Jacta Est (1994)
- Straight (1996)
- Antes do Fim, Depois do Fim (re-recording of Antes do Fim album) (2005)
- 2012 (2012)
- Terrorism Alive (1999)
- Ultimatum Outtakes 1982–1985 (2002)
- Pelagodiscus Atlanticus (The Old, The Rare, The New) (2002)
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